New tour dates for Bob Dylan and AC/DC are just a couple of the top stories in the daily tour recap for August 3, as compiled by TicketNews.
Living music legend Bob Dylan has announced plans for a West Coast tour for the U.S., which currently has seven shows booked in four cities. Additional dates are expected for the outing, and the first public ticket sales for the already confirmed dates begin August 10.
Hard rock icons AC/DC launched their latest North American tour leg last week with a freshly updated itinerary that includes several new stops. Alt-rock band The Killers has also added some newer dates to the plans for their upcoming U.S. tour dates.
Spearhead frontman Michael Franti suffered from a ruptured appendix recently, which forced his band to miss eight of its planned gigs with Counting Crows. Finally, Texas-based band Toadies has announced its second Dia De Los Toadies festival, which will also include performances by Ben Kweller and Bowling for Soup, among others.
Those are the complete concert and tour reports for this Monday. For more of the days latest concert and tour updates, read on for itinerary highlights in brief.
Steve Martin will continue showcasing his musical talents on the road this fall with nearly 20 U.S. tour dates. The actor and comedian will take his banjo-picking across the country from September 9 at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, through November 3 at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA. Other confirmed performances include October 6 at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY; October 7 at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston, MA; October 11 at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN; and October 24 at Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO.
Sea Wolf has a fresh 28-date tour of the U.S. and Canada scheduled for this fall. The trek picks up September 16 at Glass House in Pomona, CA, and continues through October 30 at Modified in Phoenix, AZ. Along the way, the indie rock band will stop for gigs on September 22 at Media Club in Vancouver, BC; September 30 at Mad Planet in Milwaukee, WI; October 3 at Radio Radio in Indianapolis, IN; October 10 at Casa De Popolo in Montreal, QC; October 14 at Mercury Lounge in New York, NY; October 19 at DC9 in Washington, DC; and October 28 at Emo’s in Austin, TX, among other performances dates.
Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime has added more concerts to its 2009 tour itinerary. The tribute band has 40 upcoming concerts on the books from August 7 at the House of Blues in Dallas, TX, through November 21 at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Some of the more recent additions to the schedule include performances on August 22 at the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT; September 6 at Jannus Landing in St. Petersburg, FL; September 12 at Showcase Live in Foxborough, MA; September 17 at Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium in Louisville, KY; and November 5 at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC.
Lotus has outlined a 36-date North American tour for the end of the year. The extensive trek opens September 18-19 at Mercury Lounge in New York, NY, and continues through November 28 at Terminal 5 in New York, NY. Lotus is lined up for two-night stands on October 2-3 at Ace’s Lounge in Austin, TX, and November 5-6 at the Paradise in Boston, MA. The band will also perform two shows at separate clubs in Denver, CO, first hitting Quixote’s True Blue in on October 16, followed by a night at the Fillmore Auditorium on October 17. Other highlights on the itinerary include shows on October 10 at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom in Portland, OR; October 22 at Slowdown in Omaha, NE; October 31 at Sonar in Baltimore, MD; and November 12 at Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA.
The Black Heart Procession has lined up plans for a fall tour of the U.S. and Canada. The 24-date trek begins October 17 at The Casbah in San Diego, CA, and continues through November 15 at The Independent in San Francisco, CA. During the coast-to-coast trek, stops will be made on October 18 at EchoPlex in Los Angeles, CA; October 23 at The Mohawk in Austin, TX; October 29 at Black Cat in Washington, DC; November 1 at Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY; and November 7 at The Bottom Lounge in Chicago, IL. Canadian shows include November 5 at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, ON, and November 12 at Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver, BC.